dou·​ble-wide ˌdə-bəl-ˈwīd How to pronounce double-wide (audio)
: a mobile home consisting of two units that have been fastened together along their length

Examples of double-wide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other details include a primary suite with lacquered walls, two kitchens and a double-wide living room. Degen Pener, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 May 2024 There’s a picture from that day that shows Auerbach, a high school sports star from a solidly middle-class upbringing, sitting in the scrubby yard outside Ford’s double-wide trailer home. Mikael Wood, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2024 The double-wide side-fence gate for car storage was wide open. Pat Kapowich, The Mercury News, 30 Mar. 2024 Handsome double-wide brick buildings line the Herengracht’s banks, their corniced façades reflected on the water’s surface. Kyle Chayka, The New Yorker, 25 Mar. 2024 Two horses galloped around her parents’ double-wide trailer. Emily Gogolak, Harper's Magazine, 9 Jan. 2024 Side-by-side strollers are a more traditional format, with two seats assembled on a double-wide stroller frame. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 25 July 2023 Before their double-wide mobile home burned down, Boyles remembers his wife wanting new carpet. Priscella Vega, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2023 The centerpiece of the home, unsurprisingly, is the vast kitchen that’s outfitted with professional appliances, back-to-back copper sinks in the double-wide island, and a massive pantry for food, tableware, and culinary equipment storage. Mark David, Robb Report, 16 Nov. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double-wide was in 1966

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“Double-wide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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